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how can I reverse the mouse scrolling in windows 8?

by IsaAl122 / May 11, 2013 2:42 AM PDT

Hey

I bought the new HP DV6 laptop with windows 8 and I am facing little problems


how can I reverse the mouse scrolling with 2 fingers? because I use Mac and I got used to scroll in the inverse way of this HP


ty

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The controls for the mouse are in the Control Panel
by wpgwpg / May 11, 2013 2:47 AM PDT

Go to the Mouse applet of the Control Panel. That's where all the mouse controls are. It's not clear what you mean by "reverse scrolling", but the mouse applet has a number of controls you can change. If your current mouse doesn't have what you want, you can always buy fancier ones that come with their own more sophisticated controls.
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Good luck.

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ty :D
by IsaAl122 / May 11, 2013 2:56 AM PDT

Thanks for ur reply Happy

I mean when I wanna scroll a page up or down with 2 fingers I used in mac to scroll my fingers down to scroll the page down adn scroll my fingers up to scroll the page up but in this HP the directions of scrolling are inverse

and I tried to find out how can I inverse the scrolling direction but I didn't know with windows 8 so if you can help me if you know now more about the problem I have


ty

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I'm thinking you're talking about the touchpad maybe?
by wpgwpg / May 11, 2013 3:07 AM PDT
In reply to: ty :D

You talk about mouse scrolling, but you say two finger scrolling. I'm sorry but that doesn't compute. Are you by chance talking about the touchpad? If so, that's built into the laptop, and the controls are in the mouse applet I mentioned before. If what you want is not there, I doubt if there's anything you can do but buy a real mouse with the controls you want. I've always found a mouse much better than the touchpad anyway.

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ty again :D
by IsaAl122 / May 11, 2013 3:01 AM PDT

Hey

I found out how to do it from that page Grin

ty so much for ur help Happy

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Which page?
by nemo121886 / October 10, 2013 1:51 AM PDT
In reply to: ty again :D

Which page did you use to figure it out on?

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HOW TO REVERS/INVERSE SCROLL
by michaelgirgis98 / December 17, 2013 6:13 AM PST
In reply to: Which page?

OK here's how you do it - depending on your machine!!

1)Opoen Control Panel
2) In the search field at top right type, 'mouse' and hit enter
3)Click on 'mouse' in green - the top one!
4) the very last tab of the window that popped up will be your device's software settings - click it and open up the settings program
5) Click on Scrolling (this was in synaptics for me) - you may have to find the scrolling option/wheel option here
6) Click the box to on for inverse scrolling
7) Click 'Apply' and now you've got inverse scrolling - open your web browser to test it out!! Enjoy.

Simples

I'm using a hp with synaptics pointing device - it takes 1 min max to complete - for other software programs i'm guessing it's the same, but try it and find out where it is!!

Good luck!

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Inverse or Reverse Scrolling on HP Pavillion TouchSmart
by johnny5stars / January 4, 2014 6:52 AM PST

1)Open Control Panel
2) In the search field at top right type, 'mouse' and hit enter
3)Click on 'mouse' in green - the top one!
4) the very last tab of the window that popped up will be your device's software settings - click it and open up the settings program
5)Click on Two Finger Scrolling under Multi-Finger Gestures and select GEAR symbol.
6)Select (or deselect) "Enable reverse scrolling direction".

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inverse scrolling info
by michaelgirgis98 / December 17, 2013 6:17 AM PST

When you're posting assume that everyone reading is a dummy (I'm pretty sure none of you are - but simple explanations = mass amounts of satisfaction) Check out my post below - simple and to the point!

Thanks for you're input though, spot on just needs more explanation on navigating to the settings!!

Good luck all.

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